Lennon, Shatner, Ali and 12 other strange celebrity UFO sightings

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Evan Hoovler
Dec 16, 2012

Skeptics often speculate that most UFO encounters are reported by people seeking media attention. But that doesn't explain the a long list of celebrities, people who are already in the media spotlight, who have reported interacting with aliens and their sleek-looking spacecraft.

It's a weird and rare instance when we can actually trust the words coming out of a celebrity's mouth more than those of a normal person. With that in mind, here are 15 encounter reports from famous people and historical notables.